Isle of Man News - POSTED Fri 30-08-2013

Meccano sidecar cheered home after TT lap

by Manx Radio

Meccano sidecar cheered home after TT lap
Top Gear presenter James May has completed his epic lap of the TT course on a sidecar made from Meccano.
He and fellow TV presenter Oz Clark set out from the TT Grandstand the day before yesterday to film a special programme that’ll be shown on BBC2 at Christmas.
The bike was beset with problems but managed to make it over the line this morning in front of a packed crowd on the Glencrutchery Road finish line.
Afterwards, James told Chris Kinley the bike had reached a respectable speed:
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